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Indian Embassy organizes painting competition for school students in Dushanbe

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According to Indian Embassy, students of Somoniyon High School; Special Republic School of Tajikistan; School No. 1; Dushanbe International School; Contofield International School; students of Tajik Painters’ Union and children of Indian Diaspora in Dushanbe participated in the painting competition.   The following students secured the top honors in the painting competition: Muhammad Yusuf Tairov, Read More

Central Asian countries strengthen cooperation to support sustainable economic recovery post-COVID-19

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High-level officials at the SPECA Economic Forum, which opened today, also called for strengthened regional cooperation in the areas of trade, transport, and digital connectivity, according to UN ESCAP.   Over the next two days, they will further identify potential opportunities for enhanced cooperation to support sustainable and inclusive socio-economic recovery efforts in the subregion. Read More

Opportunities for more cooperation discussed at the EU-Central Asia ministerial meeting

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Chaired by EU High Representative Josep Borrell, the meeting was also attended by foreign ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan as well as Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen. It is the first such gathering since Borrell took office in December 2019.   During the meeting, the parties reportedly exchanged views on key aspects Read More

Rahmon replaces drug control chief

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A source within the Tajik government says that by presidents decree issued on November 18 Sherkhon Salimzoda was relieved of his post of Director of the Drug Control Agency under the President of Tajikistan for age reasons.   Habibullo Vohidzoda, formerly chief prosecutor of Sughd province, was appointed to head the Drug Control Agency.   Read More

Rahmon shakes up regional administrators

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By president‘s decree Firdavs Sharifzoda, who had previously served as Mayor of Guliston City (Sughd Province), was appointed Mayor Khujand, the capital of Sughd Province, replacing Marouf Muhammadzoda, who was relieved of his post of Mayor of Khujand in connection with transfer to other job.   Marouf Muhammadzoda had served as Mayor of Khujand since Read More

Kyrgyz foreign minister to visit Tajikistan to discuss cooperation

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While in Dushanbe, Kazakbayev is expected to meet Tajik officials to discuss state and prospects of further expansion of bilateral cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in political, economic, security, cultural and humanitarian spheres, Kyrgyz news agency AKIPress reported citing Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry’s press center.   The parties will also exchange views on mutual border delineation Read More